Category: Cardinal Directions


  • Grace Goze: From Undergrad English to Grad School Poetry and Comedy

    Grace Goze graduated from Ball State with an English major with a creative writing concentration in 2021. After graduation, she is pursuing an MFA in Screenwriting with a concentration in Comedy Writing at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Please introduce yourself—I’d love to know when you attended Ball State, your area(s) of study, and […]

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  • Luke Bell: Creative Writing Student to Senior Copywriter

    Luke Bell graduated from Ball State with an English major with a Creative Writing concentration in 2016. After graduation, he started working as a marketing writer on a rebranding project. He currently works as a Senior Copywriter and Creative Lead at an advertising agency. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Please introduce yourself with some tidbits that will help us get […]

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  • Lauren Lutz: Making a Career Change

    Lauren Lutz earned her B.A. in English Studies in 2014. While she was a student, she worked in the Writing Center, edited the Digital Literature Review, and served as a #bsuenglish social media manager. Upon graduation, she embarked on a career in marketing in the Cincinnati area, working for Cleriti, Everything but the House, and the American Sign […]

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  • Bex McNair: Youth Programer Extraordinaire

    Bex McNair is a youth programming specialist at the Bartholomew County Public Library in Columbus, where they connect with tweens and teens over podcast clubs, zine programs, gardens, and board games. Combining a professional interest in youth empowerment through “maker culture” with a background in collaborative storytelling, Bex strives to connect youth in their community […]

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  • Levi Todd: Bettering the Community through ALSO

    Levi Todd graduated from Ball State’s English Department, where they majored in English Studies and minored in Spanish. They now work as Youth Programs Coordinator at Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO), a Chicago nonprofit working to prevent and respond to community and domestic violence. See how they use their English degree to support nonprofit […]

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